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Manhunt for Hachalu’s killer afoot

Attorney General Adanech Abiebie said that there are now two suspects – Tilahun Yami and Abdi Alemayehu – under custody for the killing of Hachalu Hundessa. However, she added, there are more suspects that have yet to be apprehended.

Haile-Selassie statue in London vandalized

A monument that was erected in honor of Ethiopia’s Emperor Haile-Selassie in the United Kingdom has been destroyed by vandals. Found in a park in the South West of London, in the Wimbledon area, it was said to be erected during the rule of the Emperor.

Robbery gone wrong claims life

Belachew Yemane, a public relations officer with the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, was to head to China to study for a PhD program, before the plan was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he was suddenly killed by what witnesses described as "a robbery gone wrong" in Welkete, his hometown.

AG accuses regional gov’ts of obstruction of justice

The Office of the Attorney General has blamed regional governments for the lack of cooperation and sheltering of criminals which has impeded its efforts in bringing suspects accused of violence as well as security problems in various parts of the country.

US Embassy condemns Gambella killings

The US Embassy in Addis Ababa condemned the gruesome killings, targeting aid workers. Two staff members of Action Against Hunger have tragically lost their lives, The Reporter has learnt.

AU issues security alert to staff members

Following the increasing number of criminal activities in Addis Ababa targeting its staff members, the African Union (AU) issued a security alert notice telling its employees to take extra precautions, The Reporter has learnt.

Federal Police warns “suspects in hiding”

The Federal Police Commission underscored today that suspects for whom arrest warrants have already been issued will not be on the run forever; and that their momentary disappearance does not imply that they will be free. This was said during a press conference held by the Commissioner General of the Federal Police Commission, Endeshaw Tassew, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Headquarters of the Commission.

Coffee exporters grapple with cargo pilferage

A systematically orchestrated coffee cargo pilferage destined for export market has become a trend in the export business with at least six exporters reportinga loss of some 150 quintals from sealed containers, The Reporter has learnt.